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General election 2017 results for Preston

Posted on - 9th June, 2017 - 2:17am | Author - | Posted in - News, Politics
Mark Hendrick, second left, on stage
Mark Hendrick, second left, on stage

Preston has elected its new MP and it is Mark Hendrick.

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Labour hold the seat and have a majority of 12,067 votes from the 2015 election.

Mark Hendrick has been the city’s MP since 2000.

The full results from the Preston count below:

Kevin Beaty – Conservatives – 8,487 votes
Neil Darby – Liberal Democrats – 1,204 votes
Mark Hendrick – Labour – 24,210 votes
Simon Platt – UKIP – 1,348 votes
Anne Vivienne Power – Green Party – 348 votes

Read more:
Live updates from Preston for the general election

Full results for South Ribble

Full results for Wyre and Preston North

Turnout in the general election in Preston was 61.7 per cent, up from 55.6 per cent in 2015.

The result came through around 2am on Friday (9 June).

You can replay a live video of the result here via our Facebook page.

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